News & Events

Friday, May 23, 2008

 The 105th WHITTIER COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY took place at Memorial Stadium against the golden hillside backdrop on May 23. More than 350 graduate and undergraduate students braved gusts of wind and chilly rain for the opportunity to walk on... More

Monday, May 19, 2008

Whittier College will begin the renovation of its athletic facilities with the resurfacing of Newman Field and Bonham Track in Memorial Stadium this summer. The project is set to begin in late May and will be completed in time for the 2008 football... More

Friday, May 16, 2008

Senior Conner McClure's work, 419 W. Lime Ave., received top honors during the art department's annual, juried, student art exhibit. McClure's piece, along with his peers', was juried by Los Angeles painter Devon Tsuno. Four students in all received... More

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Harvey revisits Whittier College's "less-than ferocious" Poet mascot and is impressed with the "Fear the Poet" maxim.

Monday, May 12, 2008

From helping homeless people get back on their feet financially to teaching parents how to better read to their children, Whittier College students are adept at finding creative ways to give back to the community.  This year about 90 college... More

Monday, May 5, 2008

The Poet team for the first-ever "Know Your Heritage: Hispanic College Quiz" is featured in the Whittier Daily News for their superior showing in the quiz show which was taped last month.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Biology professor David Bourgaize takes a critical look at Ben Stein's new documentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. The film focuses on how proponents of intelligent design have been shunned by academia. Unfortunately, Bourgaize writes,... More

Thursday, May 1, 2008

In a commentary published in Inside Higher Ed, President Sharon Herzberger shares ideas on how wealthier institutions of higher education can do more to serve low-income students.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Five Whittier College students have been named 2008-09 Richard M. Nixon Fellows. As part of the fellowship the students will participate in internships, seminars and activities aimed at increasing their understanding of the political system and U.S... More

Monday, April 28, 2008

Assistant Professors of Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch and Amy Moskun, along with Whittier students Tenzing Doleck '08 (of Kathmandu, Nepal) and Jonathan Attard '09 (of Lakeview, CA), presented posters detailing their research into organic-inorganic... More


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